Yam porridge or yam pottage as some people prefer to call it is a delicious Nigeria delicacy. Although eaten by most tribes, it is more common in the Yoruba speaking parts of Nigeria.
If you have ever eaten asaro/yam porridge, you know this is one delicacy to be enjoyed regularly and guess what, it is so easy and fast to prepare! Here is all you need to know.
1. Average sized yam
2. Blended pepper, tomato and onion
3. Palm oil
4. Ground crayfish
5. Smoked fish (optional)
6. Prawns (optional)
8. Seasoning cube
1. Slice and peel the yam
2. Cut them into medium sized yam. Transfer them into a bowl of water immediately and rinse
3. Pour into a pot and boil for 10-15
Add the blend of pepper, tomato, onion and palm oil
Add onion and crayfish and mix thoroughly
Add salt to taste and seasoning cube
Cook for 15 minutes
Add prawns, smoked fish or cat fish
Mash to desired texture.
Simmer for 5 minutes
Add parsley or any desired leafy vegetable